a boy speaks of sorrow

The Boy Speaks of family

I’ve known family

Known the depth it CUTS

I’ve known the veneration of relief

the pain lifted from a scab picked.

I’ve known family

Known the strength of L
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I’ve known the bonds we seek
Seek, sought implied.

I’ve known Family
Known the fair :) weather trust
Trust misplaced in maelstrom 

I’ve grown strong with
I’ve known family
grown strong

a boy speaks of sorrow

XtomJames

Joined November 2007

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This was a prompted poem from another poem I think I’ve fallen in love with entitled “A Negro Speaks of Rivers”.

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